Sunbug 6934356: Vector.writeObject() synchronization risks serialization deadlock
neil.richards at ngmr.net
Tue Dec 21 23:06:37 UTC 2010
On 16 December 2010 16:24, Neil Richards <neil.richards at ngmr.net> wrote:
> On 16 December 2010 13:01, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
>> On the test case, it needs the GPL header. There are templates in the
>> repository and you'll also see tests contributed by RedHat and Google if
>> that helps.
> Ah, sorry. I'll work on getting the right words in there, and will
> attach a modified changeset as soon as I have it sorted.
>> Another thing to mention is that hard-coded timeouts are
>> problematic. In this case a 1s timeout might not be sufficient when on a
>> machine that is running many tests concurrently. One suggestion is to just
>> leave the threads deadlock and the test will timeout and fail if the bug
> So I'm happy to modify the test if the jtreg test harness deals with
> cleaning up hanging tests, reporting them as failures.
As trailed, please find attached a modified changeset, eliminating the
timeout from the testcase, and adding an appropriate header.
I've also added a second testcase, which demonstrates that Vector
serialization still works with the fix.
Please review this modified changeset, and let me know if anything
further is required for its acceptance.
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